Cloud Data Engineer/Developer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Summary

Our Client, a human health care pharmaceutical company, is seeking a Cloud Data Engineer/Developer who can join a fast-paced and exciting team for the analysis of Clinical Data, using leading edge methodologies, programming techniques and data analysis.

The developer must have the ability to independently translate ideas, data requests and requirements into solutions using tools such as Python, R, SQL.

Overall the developer will be responsible for:


Developing AWS Glue and Python scripts to process, codify, cleanse, load and enrich datasets in different formats through Data Engineering skills

Migrate large On-Premise data stores to consistent formatting on AWS S3, and make them searchable in a robust Data Catalog for use by Data Scientists and Analysts

Install, configure and maintain various programming tools in an AWS Cloud

Produce and maintain documents and metadata related to his/her deliverables

Participate in ideation sessions within IT and Business, and translate them quickly to agile data solutions

Collaborate with eClinical vendors, AWS, IT on an as-needed basis

Design and build solutions consistent with overall solution architecture and data governance, and collaborate on areas where the solution architecture can be improved/accelerated

Use formatting to columnar data and compression to maximize performance and minimize costs


Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

Life Sciences - Clinical background preferred

3+ years of experience in statistical analysis tools such as SAS and Python (must)

Experience with Data Engineering in an AWS Lake Formation environment (S3, IAM, Glue, Athena, Redshift/Spectrum, Data Catalog, SageMaker) including configuration and security concerns is required

Other technologies: Kafka, Restful APIs, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Spark are plusses

Experience with iPaaS solutions (Mulesoft/Boomi) is strongly desired

Experience in leveraging AI and Machine Learning for analysis of complex and large datasets is preferred

SQL programming skills required

Ability to rapidly pick up and integrate new programming tools and technologies

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Prakash at 201-308-0009 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 12 months

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